A cloisonne enamel rectangular 'lotus' box and cover Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period| 清康熙 掐絲琺琅纏枝蓮紋長方蓋盒
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
a cloisonne enamel rectangular 'lotus' box and cover
Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period
the box and cover decorated with multi-coloured lotus blooms borne and encircled by continuous scrolling leafy vine tendrils, reserved on a turquoise ground
24 by 14.6 cm, 9½ by 5¾ in.
The box and cover has light rubbing and wear to the gilded decoration and some tiny areas of enamel loss to the base of the box.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby’s is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Sothebys' New York, 1st June 1994, lot 218.